Meco Reads - Issue 27
People are good 😇 Don't get famous 💰 The museum of fails 💀
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This is your weekly(ish) round up of the best links from around the web, curated by the team at Meco.
Did you know that 74% of the conflicts on Reddit were instigated by only 1% of the users? Or that Colgate (the toothpaste brand) launched a frozen lasagna meal in the 80s? I didn’t either... But these are just two of the weird and wonderful tid-bits we learn from today’s issue.
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📖 Great Reads
Have you ever felt that the world is overrun with terrible people? You’re not alone! Mark Manson explains what makes us cynical about the wider population, and reminds us to look beyond the noisy negative minority to see that most people are actually good. [Read more]
Tim Ferriss was catapulted into the limelight at the age of 29, when his book 4-Hour Work Week became a worldwide hit. He was completely unprepared for the craziness that often comes with fame - including dating difficulties, extortion attempts and fake friends. Ferriss gives us a window into his life by detailing the good, bad and ugly of being in the public eye. [Read more]
Finally a museum that celebrates failure as a critical learning opportunity! Check out which product fails are showcased along side the aforementioned Colgate lasagne... [Read more]
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🤭 A Bit of Fun
How many countries globally are true democracies? These maps showcase the state of democracy around the world.
Here’s 26 minutes of some of the most soothing Sir David Attenborough moments on YouTube. It’s a must-watch if you want to see Sir David meeting the world's smallest lemur…
Thanks to the movie AIR we now know how Nike landed Michael Jordan. Turns our the story of how Nike signed LeBron James is even wilder!
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